# what is meant by the term utility and how does it relate to purposeful behavior?

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1. ## economics

What is meant by the term utility and how does it relate to purposeful behavior
2. ## eco

"What is meant by the term 'utility,' and how does it relate to purposeful behavior?"
3. ## Economics

what is meant by the term utility and how does it relate to purposeful behavior?
4. ## microeconomics

what is meant by the term"utility" and how does the idea relate to purposeful behavior?
5. ## economics

what is meant by utility and how does it relate to purposeful behavior.
6. ## microeconoimcs

how does utility relate to purposeful behavior
7. ## economics

what does the term utilty mean and how does it relate to purposeful behavior
8. ## life!+ english!

“What he could do he did.” How does this statement relate to our lives? I think what the teacher meant is, "How does that statement relate to your life?" This is something you need to answer for yourself. I cannot relate it to your life. You might be
9. ## marketing

how are: goods services utility form utility place utility time utility possession utility information utility benifits and occupational area ralated to marketing the deffinition for it is: the prosses o developing, promotng, and distributing products to
10. ## Algebra

Consider the leading term of the polynomial function. What is the end behavior of the graph? Describe the end behavior and provide the leading term. -3x5 + 9x4 + 5x3 + 3 how would I solve this?
11. ## Algebra

Consider the leading term of the polynomial function. What is the end behavior of the graph? Describe the end behavior and provide the leading term. -3x5 + 9x4 + 5x3 + 3 how would I solve this?
12. ## Algebra 2

Consider the leading term of the polynomial function. What is the end behavior of the graph? Describe the end behavior and provide the leading term. -3x5 + 9x4 + 5x3 + 3
13. ## Help !

Consider the leading term of the polynomial function. What is the end behavior of the graph? Describe the end behavior and provide the leading term. -3x5 + 9x4 + 5x3 + 3
14. ## humanities

What is meant by archaic brace in relation to ancient Greek and Roman civilizations? That can mean either the Archic historical period, or it can mean a brace in the center of a shield which the Soldiers put there arm through. If you can give me more
15. ## microeconomics

This week you have gone to two parties. Assume the total utility you gained from these parties is 100utils. Then you go to a third party, and your total utility rises to 110utils. What is the marginal utility of the third party attended per week? Given the
16. ## statistics

the average yearly utility costs on Middleton is \$1722 with stdev of 146. assume that the utility costs follow a normal distribution. 1) What would the utility costs have to be so that only 7% of houses in Middleton have utility costs greater than this
17. ## Calculus

Use a symbolic differentiation utility to find the derivative of the function g(x)=xã((x^2)+1). Use the utility to graph the function and is derivative on the same set of coordinate axes. Describe the behavior of the function that corresponds to any
18. ## I need help with these please ALGEBRA

1. Consider the leading term of the polynomial function. What is the end behavior of the graph? Describe the end behavior and provide the leading term. -3x5 + 9x4 + 5x3 + 3 2. Evaluate : sqrt7x(sqrtx-7sqrt7) show your work. 3. Solve the equation. Check for
19. ## Indifference Curves

For each example below, draw a set of three indifference curves that represent the given preferences. Be certain to show the direction of increasing utility. Also write down a utility function that would be consistent with the given preferences and use
20. ## Child Psychology

What is meant by resilient and fragile properties of behavior? Choose an example of your own experience that illustrates how a behavior can contain both resilient and fragile properties.
21. ## educating young children PART1

a portfolio should? (a)consist of items that don't directly relate to the school curriculum\(b)be put together only during the last week of school in order to highlight the students best work (c)allow the educator to determine growth in the students
22. ## economics

how is marginal utility found? Marginal utility is the change in total utility divided by the change in the quantity consumed of a good. MU=ChangeinTU/ChangeinQG
23. ## Math

3,5,-5... The first term in the sequence of #'s shown above is 3. Each even # term is 2 more than the previous term and each odd # term, after the first, is -1 times the previous term. For example, the second term is 3+2, and the third term is (-1)x5. What
24. ## Calculus

6.] Replace the integral in exercise 5 (int. (1/ 1 – t) dt a = 0, b = 1/2with ?1/(1+t) dt with a = 0, b = 1, and repeat the four steps. a. integrate using a graphing utility b. integrate exactly c. integrate by replacing the integrand with a Taylor
25. ## Biology

1) What memory system is sensation responsible for? Sensory, short term or long term memory system? Explain. 2) How does encoding memories relate to transfer appropriate processing and fluid intelligence?
26. ## Managemnet? career planning

For our assignemnt, we must come up with 4 jobs we would want to pursue : • Short Term: This will be a job that you would like to do while you are in school as either a summer job or as coop student. • Medium Term or Early Career: This will be a
27. ## Psychology/Biology Help!!

1) What memory system is sensation responsible for? Sensory, short term or long term memory system? Explain. 2) How does encoding memories relate to transfer appropriate processing and fluid intelligence?
28. ## Language Arts

what kind of behavior were greek myths meant to encourage? i think it is mainly to discourage selfishness and greed.
29. ## micro econ

The equimarginal rule __________. equates the marginal utility per dollar spent on each good purchased states that in order to maximize utility the consumer should buy more of those goods with a high marginal utility states that in order to maximize
30. ## Psychology

I need to find at least two instances of abnormal behavior but everytime I do an internet search the results are examples of term papers not instances of abnormal behavior. I ahve to write two paragraphs explaining the deviance. Can anyone help me?
31. ## Econmics - Marginal Utility

total utility of total utility of cheeseburgers french fries 0 0 20 8 36 14 48 18 56 20 60 20 What is the utility-maximizing combination of cheeseburgers and french fries if cheeseburgers are \$2 and french fries are \$1 and you have \$7 to spend (and you can
32. ## CHM

what is meant by the term "free calcium"?
33. ## quick ?

What is meant by the term concrete reality?
34. ## Microeconomics (margin Utility) need clarification

Someone was kind enough to help me with this question, but i was still confused on how they helped me with the first part of my question. The original question was: You go to an auction and set a maximum price of \$100 you are willing to bid on an item.
35. ## Economics - Marginal Utility

If the price of a cheeseburger is \$2 and the price of a bag of french fries is \$1, and you have \$7 to spend (and you can spend all of it). What is the utility-maximizing combination of cheeseburgers and french fries? Wouldn't that depend on the utility
36. ## physics

What is meant by the term "uniform electric field"?
37. ## physics

What is meant by the term uniform electric field?
38. ## Maths

The 3rd term of an AP is 10 more than the first term while the fifth term is 15 more than the second term.find the sum of the 8th and 15 term of AP.if the 7th term is seven times the first term.
39. ## clothing and textiles

what is meant by the term "controlling/disposing of fullness" ?
40. ## chemistry

what is meant by the term coefficient in relation to chemical equation
41. ## financial Matters

I need help in understanding this question given by my instructor. I have posted this question to her, three days ago and not getting any response. Please help!! What is meant by short-term bank notes and how does it apply for permanent financing at
42. ## financial Matters

I need help in understanding this question given by my instructor. I have posted this question to her, three days ago and not getting any response. Please help!! What is meant by short-term bank notes and how does it apply for permanent financing at
43. ## childhood

it has been propsed that there is a tendency for parent to trat full term babies better than preterm babies a big reason is ? a. that a full term infants don't cry as much. b. that the behavior of pre term babes is more annoying and irratible c. that pre
44. ## classroom management techniques

14. Which of the following is part of the strategy of modifying behavior? A. Analyze the behavior that needs changing. B. Inform the student that he or she needs to change his or her behavior. C. Ignore students who demonstrate a need for attention. D.
45. ## math

simplify -cd^-4e^-1 okay rob or jim. read my math tip notes, okay? otherwise you'll do poorly on your quizzes. :) if you meant (-(cd)^-4) * (e^-1) -e/((c^4)*(d^4) or if you meant ((-cd)^-4) * (e^-1) e/((c^4)*(d^4) or if you meant (-c(d^-4)) * (e^-1)
46. ## English

I am doing a project on Frankenstein and we have a quote "My vices are the children of a forced solitude that I abhor, and my virtues will neccesairly arise when I live in communion with an equal" I am having a hard time understanding what it means. I have
47. ## arithmetic

Determining the first three terms of an ArithmetiC progressionof which the (a.)10th term is 31 and the 15th term is 49 (b.)7th term is 3 and 12th term is -3 (c.)5th term is 8 and the 11th term is -28 (d.)9th term is7+9x and d=2x,Show all calculations
48. ## math

The 3rd term of a geometric progression is nine times the first term.if the second term is one-twenty fourth the 5th term.find the 4th term. solution ar^2=9a r=sqr of 9 r=3.pls help me on how to get the first term(a)
49. ## geography

What is meant by the term the clash of civilizations? There is so much about this topic when u google search it. What is a brief overview about it.
50. ## Cost accounting

(High-low method) Information about SnoCos’ utility cost for the last six months of 2008 follows. The high-low method will be used to develop a cost formula to predict 2009 utility charges, and the number of machine hours has been found to be an
51. ## math

The third term of a geometric progressiom is nine times the first term.if the second term is one-twenty fourth the fifth term.find the fourth term.ar^2=9a. r=sqr of 9 r=3.pls teach me how to get the first term and i can get the 4th term myself
52. ## Criminal Justice

According to differential association theory, how does learning criminal behavior differ from learning other types of behavior? A. Learning criminal behavior is much more a peer group experience. B. Learning criminal behavior is a matter of imitation. C.
53. ## behavioral science

Can anyone help me with some of the differences betweenthe heredity and the horomones on the human behavior? This is a very broad question. Are you asking about adolescent behavior? Heredity and hormones certainly play a part in behavior, but environment
54. ## micro economics

define the foollowing term using graph and mathimatical expression/utility,util,iso cost ,indiffrnce cure budet line monopolist
55. ## arithmetic

first term and larst term of a geometric progression is 42.if the forth term is greater than the second term by 168, find the first term.the forth term.
56. ## Economics

2.The owner-manager of Good Guys Enterprises obtains utility from income(profit) and from having the firm behave in a socially conscious manner, such as making charitable contributions or civic expenditures. Can you set up the problem and derive the
57. ## managerial economics

The Owner-manager of Good Guys Enterprises obtains utility from income (profit) and from having the firm behave in a socially conscious manner, such as making charitable contributions or civic expenditures. Can you set up the problem and derive the
58. ## home economics

The owner-manager of Good Guys enterprises obtains utility from income (profit) and from having the firm behave in a socially conscious manner, such as making charitable contributions or civic expenditures. Can you set up a problem and derive the
59. ## English

Here are the last sentences I forgot to include before. Thank you very much. 1) Natural behavior, that is to say irrational and unrestrained, was considered good in contrast wt rational behavior. 2) Humble people were considered unspoilt by civilization.
60. ## Science

Instinct differs from learned behavior in that instinctive behavior: A. does not change; learned behavior does. B. is acquired; learned behavior is genetic. C. is adaptive; learned behavior is not. D. All of these answers are true. is it A 2. The carrying
61. ## Algebra

Please show me how to solve this problem. 8/x^2-16 + 3/4 = 1/x-4 multiply each of the terms by x^2, collect your like terms and bring them all to the left side. You will have a quadratic equation. BTW, since you did not use brackets I will assume your last
62. ## microeconomics

Suppose your marginal utility for meals at the campus cafeteria this week has fallen to zero. Explain what has happened to your total utility curve derived from consuming these meals. Now explain what will happen to total utility if you eat more meals at
63. ## Math

Name School Team Event 3: Logic and Reasoning (with calculators) 5th/6th grade Math Meet ‘08 For each number pattern, fill in the next five terms. (2 pts. each blank) ANSWER KEY 1st term 2nd term 3rd term 4th term 5th term 6th term 7th term 8th term 9th
64. ## precalculus

.(a)Determine the number of degrees the axis must be rotated to eliminate the xy term of the conic x2+6xy+y2-6=0. (b)Graph the conic in part a and use a graphing utility to confirm your result.
65. ## Focus on the Caregiver

The most effective way to help a child learn new behavior is to A. teach it during story time. B. model the behavior whenever appropriate. C. read about the behavior to the child. D. show videos that teach the new behavior. my answer is b.
66. ## accounting

On Dec 28th Victor received the Utility bill for the month of December. He has not yet paid it but plans to pay it on January 5th. It was for \$280. What do i debit and credit to utility expense and utilities?
67. ## economics

Suppose a person has a utility function U=YX. What is the minimum level of income required to get a utility of 20? Your answer should be a function of, among other things, Px and Py.
68. ## Economics

Luis’s utility function is u=x^.4y^.6 Suppose that Luis wants to get 60 utils, provide 4 bundles with which he can achieve that level of utility. Please explain
69. ## microeconomics

Suppose a person has a utility function U=YX. What is the minimum level of income required to get a utility of 20? Your answer should be a function of, among other things, Px and Py.
70. ## teaching in early childhood programs

Which of the following is the most essential characteristic of good activity-plan objectives? A. They relate to the theme of the day. B. They can be stated in just a single word. C. They are always fun for children to do. D. They describe child behavior or
71. ## math

if 4th term of an arithmetic progression is 3 times the 1st term nd 7th term exceeds twice the third term by 1. find the first term and common difference
72. ## maths

The fifth term of an arithmetic sequence is 23 and the 12th term is 72. And they say first question 1.determine the first three terms of the sequences and the nth term. 2.what is the value of the 10th term. 3. Which term has a value of 268.
73. ## math

the fourth term of an arithmetic progression is equal to 3 times the first term and the seventh term exceeds twice the third term by 1 find the first term and the common differrence
74. ## Early Child Ed.

1. Anecdotal records are often used to gather information on a child's development because: A. writing down everything a child says or does is important. B. they tell you how long a behavior lasts. C. they explain the reasons for a child's behavior. D.
75. ## maths

The fifth term of an arithmetic sequence is 23 and 12th term is 72. And they say 1. Determine the first three terms of the sequences and the nth term. 2. What is the value of the 10th term. 3. Which term has a value of 268.
76. ## Maths

The 5th term of an arithmetic progression is 3times of 2nd term and 12th term exceeds 2times of 6th term by 1. Find the 16th term
77. ## Maths

The 5th term of an arithmetic progression is 3times of 2nd term and 12th term exceeds 2times of 6th term by 1. Find the 16th term
78. ## Maths

The 5th term of an arithmetic progression is 3times of 2nd term and 12th term exceeds 2times of 6th term by 1. Find the 16th term
79. ## Math

The 16th term of an AP is three times the 5th term. If the 12th term is 20 more than the 7th term, find the first term and the common difference.
80. ## Math

The fourth term of an arithmetic sequence is less than the fifth term by 3. The seventh term is three times the fifth term. Find the common difference and the first term
81. ## Economics

What happens to the marginal utility per dollar of shoes if the priece of shoes goes up, and how should consumers respond to this to maximize utility
82. ## math,help

Is this trinomial a perfect square x^2-6x+9 if the trinomial starts with x^2 and 1/2 of the middle term coefficient squared equals the last term, then it is a perfect square. tell me what you found. i thought it was not a perfect square. because i tried
83. ## Applied Dog Behavior

please check my answer thanks . Which sequence of punishment and reward is in the correct order? A. Acceptable behavior occurs, reward, beginning of unwanted behavior, administration of aversive, cessation of behavior, prompt for an acceptable behavior B.
84. ## Economics

Why do people routinely stuff themselves at all-you-can-eat buffets? Explain in terms of both utility and demand theories. At any level, the marginal cost of take another bite at an all-you-can-eat place is zero. In terms of utility, a person should
85. ## geometric progression

the 3rd term of a gpis 10 and the 6th term is 80 find the common ratio No2 if the 2nd term of a gp is 4 and the 5th term is 1over 16,the7th term is_
86. ## Maths

The sixth term of GP is 16 and the third term is 2.Find the first term and common ratio. 6th term =16 3rd term=2 So ar^5=16 and ar^2=2, then divide. So r^3=8, and r^3 =2^3. Therefore r =2 and a=1/2
87. ## math

The 8th term of ap is 5time the 3rd term, while the 7th term is greater than the 4th term, write the first 5 term of the ap

The first term of the sequence is -168 and every term after the first term is 8 more than the term immediately proceeding it. Find the 88th term.
89. ## Arithmetic progession

The third term of an A.P is 10times more than the second term. Find the sum of the eight and fifteen term of the A.P if the seventh term is seven times the first term
90. ## Math(A.P)

The fourth term of an A.P is equal to 3 times the first term and the seventh term exceeds twice the third term by 2. The first term and the common difference are:
91. ## social studies

Personality psychologists are concerned with ______________ in a given situation. average behavior crowd behavior individual differences in behavior all of these
92. ## precalculus

Use the Intermediate Value Theorem and a graphing utility to find intervals of length 1 in which the polynomial is guaranteed to have a zero. Use the root feature of a graphing utility to approximate the zeros of the function. h(x)=x^4-10x^2+2
93. ## Question

What is meant in the Illustrators Contest rules by “three different subjects”? Three of the same subject would be 3 illustrations of dragons. Examples of three different subjects could be dragons, space ships and an alien planet. What do they mean???
94. ## economics

The owner-manager of Good Guys Enterprises obtains utility from income (profit) and from having the firms behave in a socially conscious manner, such as making charitable contributions or civic expenditures. Can you set up the problem and derive the
95. ## maths

Given that the first term of an A.P is 7 and its 10th term is twice its second calculate a)19th term b) sum of 28 term c) different between the 9th and 6th term
96. ## Math

The fifth term of an arithmetic progression is three times the second term,and the third term is 10.a)What is the first term,b)the common difference and c)the 15th term?
97. ## math

the 6th term of A.P. is 5 times the fifth term and the 11th term is exceeds twice the fifth term by three.find the 8th term
98. ## Math

The sixth term of an A.P. is 5 times the first term and the eleventh term exceeds twice the fifth term by 3 . Find the 8th term ?
99. ## maths

in an AP the third term is equal to five times the sixth term. the second term is lesser by 3 than twice the fourth term. find the term of AP
100. ## Math Algebra

The first term of a geometric progression is more than the third term by 12. The fourth term is more than the second term by 4. Find: i.the first term a and the common ratio r. ii. the n'th term of the progression.